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Millard Hyronemus

August 5, 1927 — March 6, 2017

Rock Valley, IA: Millard Marven Hyronemus, 89, of Rock Valley, entered eternal rest, Monday, March 6, 2017 at Hegg Memorial Health Center of Rock Valley. Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM on Thursday, March 9, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rock Valley with Rev. Kandi Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Rock Valley. Visitation, with the family present, will be Wednesday, March 8, at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley from 6:00-7:30 PM.

Millard was born August 5, 1927, in Tea, South Dakota to Harm and Veronica (Stribley) Hyronemus. He lived and attended school in Tea until enlisting in the U.S. Army during World War II. Millard was stationed in the Philippine Islands and then Korea. He married Mildred (Millie) Johnson on September 25, 1950, at the Springdale Lutheran Church in Canton, South Dakota. Millard worked at John Morrell and Tri-State Transportation in Sioux Falls. He also worked as a farm laborer for many years and then retired in Rock Valley. Millard enjoyed playing guitar, golf, and bingo at various area bingo halls.

He is survived by his wife, Millie; sons, Richard of Inwood, IA, Steve (Carmen) of Sioux Center, IA, John of Rock Valley, IA, Robert (Gwen) of Grand Island, NE; daughters, Linda Olsen (Denny Heien) of Hartley, IA, Debbi (David) Miles of Worthing, SD, Lorri Dykstra (friend, Arlin Engeltjes) of Rock Valley, IA, Shelly Smidt of Rock Valley, IA, Sandi (Art) VanderWaal of Everson, WA; daughter-in-law: Gloria Hyronemus of Sioux City, IA; sister-in-law, Evelyn (Paul) Brown of Inwood, IA; 18 grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.

Millard was preceded in death by his parents; son, Allen Hyronemus; brothers, one in infancy, Bernard, Russell, Albert, George, Randy; half-brothers, Archie, Forrest, Percy, and Dewey Merritt; sisters, Emma (Tip) Hyronemus; half-sister, Nona Gimbel; and grandsons, Quentin Hyronemus and Cody Hyronemus.


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM ,Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Porter Funeral Home ~ Rock Valley
1704 15th Street Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247

Funeral Service

10:30 AM ,Thursday, March 9, 2017
Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Rock Valley
1921 12th Street Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247

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